Police executed a search warrant in Scarborough and arrested the wanted suspect in a human trafficking investigation.

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, members of the Human Trafficking Unit with the assistance of the Offender Management Unit executed a search warrant at a Scarborough residence on Kingston Road and arrested Kia SAMPSON who was wanted for multiple human trafficking offenses. During the search, investigators also seized a handheld Taser.

Kia SAMPSON, of Scarborough, is charged with the following charges: Trafficking in Persons Under 18 Years of Age by Exercising Control; Material Benefit from Sexual Services Provided Under 18 Years of Age; Financial Benefit Trafficking in Person Under 18 Years of Age; Invite/Counsel Sexual Exploitation of a Young Person; Possession of Child Pornography; Fail to Comply with Recognizance; Obstruct Justice; Procuring Person; Under 18 Years of Age and Possess a Prohibited Weapon. She was held for a bail hearing.